James P. Gorman is CEO and chairman of Morgan Stanley. He became CEO in 2010 and chairman in 2012. He joined the firm in 2006 and was named co-president in 2007. Before Morgan Stanley, he held a succession of executive positions at Merrill Lynch. Prior to that, he was a senior partner at McKinsey & Co. He began his career as an attorney in Melbourne, Australia.
Among his civic activities, Mr. Gorman serves as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and co-chair of the board of overseers of Columbia Business School. He is a member of the international advisory panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Business Council, the Business Roundtable, and the board of the Institute of International Finance.